Performs housekeeping and minor maintenance duties to provide a healthy and sanitary building for educational purposes. Duties are outlined in custodial Training Manual established by Facilities Management Division and outlined in Custodial Policy and Procedures Manual.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Cleans IPS buildings by performing such duties as sweeping and dusting rooms and hallways; washing furniture, floors, walls; scrubbing and waxing floor and shampooing carpets; picking up litter and trash; and cleaning restrooms.
Maintains appearance and safety of IPS grounds by performing such duties as sweeping debris and shoveling snow from sidewalks; cutting the grass; trimming trees and shrubs; watering plants.
Performs minor maintenance to IPS facilities such as changing or cleaning lights; replacing vacuum cleaner belts; unstopping toilets and water fountains; resetting clocks after power failures.
Maintains and cares for assigned work equipment and work areas.
Loads or unloads supplies equipment and moves furniture, as required.
Performs other related cleaning or minor maintenance duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Work usually requires up to three (3) months of work experience in Housekeeping.
Ability to read a limited number of two- and three- syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.